[Loadstone] Intro of myself and questions

Ari Moisio arimo at iki.fi
Tue Jul 1 08:31:14 BST 2008

Hi  Simon

  LS does not save your route automatically but you can store some critical 
points such as crossings, zebra crossings and other point of interest for 
later use by  storing them manually, LS calls this 'labeling points'. The 
default key command to label a point is the hash (#) key in the navigation 

  If you check your route points  and store them also as a checkpoint list 
you can get automatic announcement of nearest route point ahead (you 
might have to turn auto announcement on first). Otherwise 
you have to query manually next point in front of you with the up arrow.

mr. M01510 & guide Loadstone-GPS

On Tue, 1 Jul 2008, Simon Eigeldinger wrote:

> Hello,
> My name is Simon and I am from Austria.
> I am blind and I have just subscribed.
> Since a few months I am quite interested in GPS navigation and have
> read quite a lot about the technology.
> I have a question about Loadstone-GPS:
> Because Loadstone has no maps available, is following thing
> possible?:
> When I walk down a street with a sighted person, can I record the
> route I go with Loadstone? So it could record when I turn around and
> so the way can be saved in Loadstone and I can walk the way alone. I
> hope you can understand what I am talking about :-).
> Thanks in advance.
> Greetings,
> Simon
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